Ginsan Utility/Slicing Knife - 150mm (6in)

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Maker: Ohishi Ginsan (click to see more by this maker)
Price: $154.00 Saving: $41.00
Item num: 100554
Blade length: 6.00 in.
Cutting edge length: 5.90 in.
Total length: 10.10 in.
Blade height (at heel): 1.13 in.
Blade thickness (near bolster): 0.07 in.
Blade thickness (at midpoint): 0.07 in.
Blade thickness (near tip): 0.05 in.
Item weight: 3.60 oz.
Shipment weight: 5.6 oz.
Blade: San mai blade with a Ginsan stainless steel blade surrounded by layers of stainless steel, Hrc 61
Bolster: Stainless steel
Handle: Chestnut toned Pakkawood set on a full tang
Description: A utility knife is between a chef’s knife and a paring knife, with a narrower and straighter blade. This makes it perfect for a multitude of small tasks where more precise cuts are needed, such as trimming broccoli, green beans, or other smaller vegetables. Some cooks like to use it in their hand, too—almost like a large paring knife. Others like its smaller size as an alternative to the chef’s knife. Utility knives are sometimes called sandwich knives because they work well on almost everything that goes into a sandwich—from thin-skinned vegetables such as tomatoes, to meats and cheeses.
Ohishi Ginsan chef's knives feature a high performance blade. The use of Ginsan steel brings an essential innovation to blacksmithing of knives by combining the qualities of high end steels with the rust resistance of stainless steels. Ginsan is sharp like shirogami, yet easy to maintain. The Ginsan stain resistant core is surrounded by softer low carbon stainless steel. This is a great choice for a home chef who wants high performance, easier care, or a professional chef that works in a high volume kitchen. It is hardened to Hrc 61 for superior edge retention. This gives the blade an exceedingly tough, long lasting and chip resist edge that is relatively easy to sharpen. A convex grind (hamiguri-ba) and forge finished flats (nashiji) assist food to release from the side of the knife. The ambidextrous blade features a 50/50 grind.
A stainless steel bolster seals the front of the handle. The triple riveted tang runs the full length of the handle for strength and longevity. The nicely rounded, comfortable handle is made from resin impregnated hardwood. This 'pakka wood' combines the best attributes of natural wood and resin -- and easily meets the rigorous demands of a home or commercial kitchen.

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